UK Freight Forwarder - Minworth | 29354 | Zoek UK
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UK Freight Forwarder
Minworth, Warwickshire, England
£24000 - £30000/annum
Permanent (Full time)
UK Frieght Forwarder
Minworth, West Midlands
39 hours a week
24-30k per annum, depening on experience
GBA Services is a family business, providing logistic solutions for our customers whether that be by road, sea or air, currently located in 18 sites throughout the UK and Europe. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced UK Freight Forwarder to to join our friendly team based at our Minworth office. This is a permanent, full time role where you will be working 39 hours a week.
Some of the things that you would do:
Ensure the daily plan is completed in real time, managing resources effectively and maximising utilisation.
Create collection plans to inform suppliers of loading requirements.
Manage new and existing customer accounts.
Be responsible for increasing profitability, customer service and developing existing and new relationships with customers, suppliers and subcontractors.
Assist the Contract Manager in managing a small team and increasing margin.
What we are looking for:
Experience in planning and managing a high volume of customers in the general haulage/contract logistics sector.
Previous experience in providing transport quotes and negotiating costs with carriers.
A high level of subcontract/freight forwarding experience and have the ability to develop your own supplier network.
Thorough attention to detail and organisation skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
Comprehensive understanding on vehicle transit times and driving hours.
This is an exciting, challenging and demanding role and you will need to be able to multitask, prioritise your own workload and communicate effectively. We use a range of Microsoft products throughout the business, so a good working knowledge is essential.
What will you get:
Long term career with a stable market leader
Holiday loyalty scheme
Health care plan
Company Sick pay
Who we are?
GBA Services was established in 1987 and specilises in providing logistics solutions for our customers around the world via road, air and ocean. We provide a range of services including Time Critical, High Security and Refrigerated. Our Enterprising value encourages us to explore opportunities and react quickly. We have branched out into providing logistics solutions to the Retail sector and the Aviation sector with the launch of our division, GBA Skyways.
Our Family values are very important to us and at the heart of our company and as we have grown, we have made sure that these remain in our core. Culture fit is vital to this role and we are looking for people who share our values. In our recent employee engagement survey, when asked “what is it like at GBA” the top three responses were “Challenging”, “Fun” and “Friendly”. If this sounds like you then please get in touch